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Mysteries of cell fate unlocked with new measurement and modeling techniques
May 14, 2020 - Drs. Marjorie Brand, Ted Perkins and Jeffrey Ranish have found a missing link needed to fully understand how stem cells become specialized cells.
Researchers get $745,000 boost from NSERC
May 29, 2019 - Four scientists from The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, were successful in the recent discovery grant competition from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Pre-treated cells boost blood vessel repair
November 29, 2017 - Endothelial colony-forming cells (ECFCs) are stem-like cells found in umbilical cord blood that help repair damaged blood vessels. They may hold promise for the treatment of stroke, heart attack and blocked leg arteries. However, their rate of bloo
Big data breakthrough: award-winning research helps scientists understand cancer gene expression
June 14, 2017 - The Cancer Genome Atlas has generated a whopping 2.5 petabytes (2.5x1012 bytes) of data, giving scientists an extremely powerful tool to understand cancer and develop new treatments. One of the biggest challenges now is to figure out more reliable
$1M grant to help researchers unravel the secrets behind super-powered leukemia cells
February 3, 2016 - Drs. William Stanford, Caryn Ito, Theodore Perkins and Mitchell Sabloff were awarded $1M from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to learn more about a protein that’s missing from 40 percent of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) ...
Longstanding math problem solved by bioinformatics lead
October 22, 2014 - Dr. Ted Perkins was featured in an article in the Ottawa Citizen concerning his success in resolving a math problem that had gone unsolved for more than 50 years. As Dr. Perkins explained in the Ottawa Citizen, “The problem has to do with describing